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How UK Manufacturers can Protect their Business by Anticipating a Hard Brexit

How UK Manufacturers can Protect their Business by Anticipating a Hard Brexit

It was more than two years ago that the UK voted to leave the EU, yet it seems the future is still uncertain. What is certain however, is that at 11pm...

The Big Debate: What is a Robot?

The Big Debate: What is a Robot?

There is a big debate at the moment about what defines a robot. How automated and programmable must something be to fit within the “robot” categor...

How Cobots can Help SMEs in the Food Industry

How Cobots can Help SMEs in the Food Industry

Cobots are a key component of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Human/ robot collaboration (HRC) is becoming more and more common, as agile and lightw...

Pepper in Parliament

Pepper in Parliament

Today the UK Parliament has played host to its first non-human witness; Pepper, the robot. The AI-enabled robot was called before a Commons Committee ...

A stunt double that can’t get hurt.

A stunt double that can’t get hurt.

Disney’s flying robot stunt double can pose just like a superhero and is being developed for shows at Disney Themeparks. The robots are more like ac...

Internet of Things Solutions World Congress

Internet of Things Solutions World Congress

From the 16th to the 18th we will be in Barcelona at the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress, working in partnership with Deloitte, who have a...

New Cobots on the Block

New Cobots on the Block

Cobots have developed rapidly in the last couple of years, and some new manufactures have developed some real stand-out cobots. Take Franka Emika for ...

Cobot of the Month- Panda

Cobot of the Month- Panda

Panda is the cobot for everyone. It is sensitive, interconnected, adaptive and cost-effective. The Panda almost seems too good to be true; a robot th...